Chris Jones told Rebecca, 17, he would escort her to the dance on Friday in his work vehicle.So what did he do? He bought one:
But station bosses told him he couldn’t because of health and safety rules.
So the 56-year-old, of Mine-head, Somerset, bought a vintage 1975 fire engine that he’d found online for £1,750.Better hang on to it, Chris! You never know when it’ll come in handy.
‘Now I’ve got to decide whether to keep it or not,’ he said.